Montgomery County July 29th COVID-19 and Testing Update

Ken Knickerbocker
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Based on the information found on the county’s COVID-19 website, here is a snapshot of the spread of coronavirus across Montgomery County.

Since the last update Monday afternoon, 62 new COVID-19 positive cases and zero deaths were reported in Montgomery County in the previous 24 hour period.

Over the last 7 days, Montgomery County reported 383 new coronavirus infections, an increase of 86 over the previous seven days.

Montgomery County’s COVID-19 death toll remains at 818, while the 73 new positive cases reported Tuesday afternoon brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 9,473 countywide, 5,020 of which are females, 4,411 are males.

The average age of individuals with COVID-19 across the county is 51.9 years-old.

Here is the breakdown of cases by municipality:

Municipality # of Total Cases # of Total Deaths
Norristown 1,136 55
Lower Merion 695 84
Abington 677 68
Cheltenham 604 53
Springfield 588 90
Lower Providence 500 9
Upper Moreland 286 26
East Norriton 275 29
Horsham 259 38
Lansdale 258 31
Montgomery 237 30
Upper Merion 227 16
Lower Moreland 224 13
Upper Providence 222 54
Upper Dublin 212 17
Hatfield Township 178 3
Whitemarsh 176 23
Pottstown 175 3
Lower Gwynedd 172 35
Whitpain 161 14
West Norriton 155 6
Plymouth Township 152 7
Ambler 151 16
Upper Gwynedd 146 37
Towamencin 140 27
Skippack 117 6
Limerick 113 0
Franconia 93 12
Souderton 92 0
Lower Salford 89 1
Worcester 76 4
Lower Pottsgrove 62 0
Perkiomen 55 0
Conshohocken 51 0
New Hanover 51 0
Bridgeport 47 1
Douglass 47 1
Hatboro 40 1
Telford 40 0
Pennsburg 39 4
Hatfield Borough 36 0
Royersford 36 0
Trappe 36 1
Collegeville 32 0
Jenkintown 31 0
Lower Frederick 31 0
Upper Pottsgrove 28 1
Upper Hanover 27 0
Narberth 23 0
North Wales 23 0
Rockledge 17 1
West Pottsgrove 17 0
East Greenville 16 0
Schwenksville 15 0
Salford 14 1
Upper Salford 13 0
Marlborough 11 0
Upper Frederick 10 0
West Conshohocken 9 0
Red Hill 7 0
Green Lane 3 0
Bryn Athyn 0 0

COVID-19 Testing

Montgomery County’s walk-up testing sites and operations are:

Pottstown – Montgomery County Office of Public Health, 364 King Street. Testing is available:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from noon to 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Lansdale – 421 Main Street. Testing is available:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday from noon to 2 p.m.

Willow Grove – Montgomery County Office of Public Health, 102 York Road (this site will be moving). Testing is available:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from noon to 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Green Lane – Deep Creek and Snyder Road. Testing is available:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday from noon to 2 p.m.

Ardmore – 114 W. Lancaster Ave. Testing is available:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday/Thursday from noon to 2 p.m.

Norristown – Delaware Valley Community Health Center at the Norristown Regional Health Center at 1401 Dekalb Street.

Additional testing sites, many of which operate over the weekend, can be found here.

COVID-19 contact tracing efforts are ongoing and are critical to slowing the spread of the disease. The County has partnered with ACLAMO, Family Services of Montgomery County, Montgomery County OIC, and Visiting Nurses Association Community Services to help with contact tracing efforts.

Individuals who have been tested or identified as a direct contact of an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 and has received a call from any of our community partners may return the call to 610.278.5923 to find out their results or status. All information discussed on the call is strictly confidential and is only used to trace COVID-19 cases.

Have more questions about being tested for COVID-19 in Montgomery County like ‘Do I need an appointment?’ or ‘Do I need insurance?’ Check out the County’s testing Q&A page here.

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